Polka dots, chic french manicure, marble effect, coordinating stripes, matte manicure, leopard prints, rainbow nails, burst of pastel, fishtail nail braids, red and black talons are some of the cool nail art designs for teenagers.
Prepare to fall in love this autumn with your nails. You heard us right: Just because you’re bundling up this fall doesn’t mean you have to skip out on doing your nails. We’ve got 51 nail art design ideas for all your moods and occasions, so here we go:
51 Amazing Nail Art Designs for Teenage Girls
Polka dots are timeless classics whether on clothes, shoes or nails. This is the most popular nail art design for day wear as well as evening parties.
Chic French Manicure
French manicure is always the safest bet while playing around with nails. It’s time to get creative and ditch the basic French manicure. French manicure in contrast colours or with a tinge of glitter can add to you and your outfit.
Though the marbled effect is a tricky one to do without help, with a little practice you can master the technique and have the marvellous marbled nails.
Update your look this fall with this sophisticated look, which is so worth the effort.
What about some matte nail paint this season, or matte manicure? Matte nails have an exceptional quality to make everyone fall for it in one look. This is a perfect alternative for glossy and flashy.
If you wish to look like a diva, animal prints, especially Leopard nails, look both bold and beautiful. Leopard prints are classics and you can never get enough of them. Choose some interesting colours and shine out with an outstanding Leopard print nail art design.
How about trying all major colors in a single nail art design? Rainbow nails with bright hues look splendid so add some colours to your nails and look chic and trendy.
Burst of Pastel
Pastel colors are really trendy and will surely set you in a spring mode. Pastel pinks, pastel purples, and smoky pastel colours will surely make anyone fall for them at first sight.
Fishtail Nail Braids
The fishtail braid is a very popular nail art design this season. Braided nails look complicated but totally wow.
Red and Black Talons
lack and red are both classics and become a lethal combination together. It’s like you have a party going on right at your nails. Spiky red and black talons are to die for.
Show off your artistic skills with unique splatter nail design. Splatter nails look really chic and trendy.
Take some sequins, rhinestones, pearls, glitter and heavy duty nail glue to embellish your hands with an eye-catching, bejeweled nail art.
Geometric Nail Art
Feel free to experiment and get creative with squares, triangles, and circles.
What about adding a little fire to your talons with a sunset effect in fiery red, orange and yellow? If you are daring, you can definitely go for this bold nail art design and be the centre of attraction.
Dial up some drama with metallic nail paint. Not only metallic talons look shiny and shimmery but also super classy and eye-catching.
Abstract Nail Art
If you like edgy and bright nail designs, abstract manis can be a compelling option. It gives your nails a striking zing and truly stands out.
Watercolor nails look really impressive. Let your inner artist experiment with sunset-inspired neons, a monochrome array of sky blues or divine pastels and get exquisite drool-worthy nails.
Wavy pattern on nails is yet another super stylish and attractive nail art design that everyone would love to try.
One Nail with Art
If you don’t have the time or patience to paint all your nails with beautiful art, you can go with one nail with art. Although done with lazy intentions, this style really looks elegant and eye-catching.
Do you think there’s any embellishment more perfect for a true diva than sequins? If you are ready for a walk on the wild side, paint all your nails with sequins.
Who could have thought that Aztec inspired prints on nails can look so insanely pretty? Aztec prints with tiny stripes and shapes are completely drool-worthy and eye-catching.
Cherry Bomb Ombre
It’s time to switch from your summer pastels to your fall reds and purples! Better yet, a gradient that’s as chic as it is seasonal.
Reverse French Tip
Change up the traditional French tip by creating a reverse design. Neutral colours keep it looking classic.
That’s right — this look doesn’t just require polish, you’ll need feathers too. And while it’s slightly harder than your average mani, it’s the perfect way to hone your skills and get a gorgeous style.
These leaves are more artsy than realistic — just how we like them. And the colours are really fun.
This idea takes chevron to the next level by switching up where the placement on each nail. Pair this with a metallic gold or silver to make your pattern shine.
Ombre Dip Dye
A new take on the ever-popular ombré trend, this dip dye manicure is only for the most artsy beauty lovers.
Take an edgy manicure like an angular cutout design and make it more subtle for work by using a totally on-trend pastel shade.
If your style is one part elegant and two parts edgy, this cool jewelry-inspired manicure is perfect for you.
Mauve and Metallic
If you’re not quite ready to dive into fall’s darker colours, mauve is the perfect transitional shade when paired with glitter or jeweled shades.
Totally to Tie-Dye for
We’re used to seeing tie-dye patterns in bright rainbow colours, but for fall, switch it up by subbing in yellow, scarlet, orange and ivy.
You may think of orange, red and yellow when it comes to fall, but deep jade is also a perfect hue for the season. Add a matte topcoat to give this look an ultra-modern feel.
Need a simple way to upgrade your favourite neutral polish? Draw a skinny line of glitter down the centre of each nail and watch how pretty the metallic looks glinting in the summer sun.
Back-to-school season means jeans shopping — and matching your nails, of course. This cool, textured manicure takes a lot of patience to do it right, but your effort will pay off.
With a black matte polish and muted (or bright) tones to create the flowers, you can have a boho design.
The secret to marbleizing black, grey, white and gold polish is plastic wrap! It’s a gorgeous idea for all formal events.
What could be better than a cool slice of watermelon on a hot summer day? Watermelon nail art, of course. Impress your friends with this adorable look that makes your hands stand out.
Stacked Ice Cream
On top of being a seriously pretty shade of pink, this cool mani features accent nails that are three-dimensional. Have you ever seen a better use of the stiletto nail shape?
Summer Pool Party
Make a splash this summer with an eclectic combination of flamingos, cacti and leaves or whatever else summery that takes your fancy!
Stripes and Leaves
Match your striped beach towels by painting three of your nails just like ’em. With leaf accents, it’s easy, breezy and beautiful.
Foil Nail Art
A comparatively less common way to glam up the nails and add glitter to them, is foils. Foil nail art is bound to add glamor and charm to your appearance.
If you are bored with vertical and horizontal stripes, you can try something new with chevron stripes. It will give you a chic and stylish look perfect to be worn on any day.
Do you love animal prints? Apart from the popular leopard print, zebra print nails are also great for a modern ravishing look.
Gorgeous nail art that takes a classic manicure to a magical new level by layering holographic mylar accents over your chosen shades for a crystal-like effect.
Lace is an increasingly dominating trend even in nail art now. Lacy nails look extremely sultry, edgy and inviting.
Newspaper Nail Art
With nail art becoming increasingly artistic and creative there are new ideas popping up every now and then to decorate the nails. Newspaper nail art is one innovative nail art design which looks extremely attractive.
Stained Glass Windows
Mimic the look of beautiful stained glass windows with a stunning, angular manicure. Add a touch of glitter to spice things up more.
To give a new twist to the old and usual manicure, try a simple half and half two color manicure. It’s simple and easy to do and yet classy and appealing.
Glittery nails can make you look like a total glam queen and make everyone fawn over your incredibly good looking nails.
Electric neon nail color makes a statement like no other. Neon colors are bold, fun and flirty that can add flavor to your overall look. So go carefree and bold this season. Go neon!
This manicure is super simple but makes a huge statement. You’ll easily fall in love with this ethereal and chic design.